Nivada Grenchen have a fairly groovy 70s revival watch on their site right now. The Chronoking in orange captures the era perfectly, but has the benefit of a Seiko VK Mecaquartz movement inside the 38mm wide case. Reliable and easy to replace if things go wrong one day. There are various steel bracelet and leather strap options and the watch retails at $479, which is … Continue reading Nivada Grenchen Chronoking; 70s Retro Vibe, VK Movement
Every now and then NWC likes to scout about the press to examine the watch thieves at work. Mainly to alert you watch enthusiasts out there to the latest risks and tactics used. Keep safe this Christmas and be careful about showing off expensive watches on social media, unless you can afford lots of home and personal security. WILTSHIRE ROBBERS CAUGHT The news from Wiltshire … Continue reading Latest Wristwatch Theft & Robbery Techniques
Has the bubble burst on the Rolex Daytona? Not according to the results from a recent auction in Copenhagen, where a 2017 Daytona watch, won by race driver Michael Christiansen made very strong money. It was a charity auction to be fair, where prices tend to inflate as people want to signal their virtue, but even so, high prices for collectable Rolex watches remain the … Continue reading Race Winner’s Rolex Daytona Makes 88,000 Euros
Tiffany blue dial watches have bee one of the most popular in 2022, after Rolex Daytona values soared during lockdown. Some optimists are asking over £140,000 for a Tiff blue Daytona pre-loved, and we say that is batsh** crazy, even if you’re on the Pelosi share tipster payroll. No, what us mere mortals can do is purchase a Pagani quartz Tiffany blue chronograph. It has … Continue reading Love That Tiffany Blue? Pagani Quartz Chrono Does The Job
I ponder the question after browsing the fabulous and occasionally gaudy designs on the Label Noir website, where customised skeleton dial Daytonas, super green Milgauss and tourbillion dial models all vie for watch collector cash. Yes, you can argue that a custom Rolex is uber-rare, much more so than a stock Submariner or Oyster Datejust perhaps. The tourbillon also has that unique extra claim in … Continue reading Will a Modded Rolex Ever Be Worth The Same As an Original?
Here’s a custom watch house we just discovered, but they have been around for about ten years; Titan Black has been producing amazing Rolex, AP, Patek and other luxury watches that are true one-off models. Famously, they designed the Chronolight Rolex for a Sheikh which has his name in illuminated script on the dial. Illuminated, not Illuminati. Important to note that. We also love their … Continue reading Titan Black Offers Bespoke Rolex Designs
Sotheby’s has another prestige watch sale happening this week. Here are some highlights; The Royal Oak Quantieme Perpetuel (header images) combines an iconic sports watch design with the most classic horological complication: the perpetual calendar. The collection first launched in 1983 as the Reference 5554. The model was originally dressed in a 39 mm case and has since seen over 90 variations in style and … Continue reading Sotheby’s Fall Watch Sale NYC
Sotheby’s have a piece of watch history up for auction on the 31st July. A Paul Newman solid 18K gold Rolex Daytona from 1969, when Newman was arguably at his peak as a movie star, after hits like Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid and just on the brink of becoming a serious racing driver in … Continue reading Sotheby’s Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Could Make a Cool Hand Million